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Jack: People Are Tired of Stevenson, Want Me to Take His Belt

Jack: People Are Tired of Stevenson, Want Me to Take His Belt

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – Badou Jack couldn’t complain. He had been waiting ever since he dismantled Nathan Cleverly five months to officially secure a shot at WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis S...Read More

Where Can Lucas Matthysse Really Go at Welterweight?

Where Can Lucas Matthysse Really Go at Welterweight?

by Cliff Rold - This Saturday (HBO, 10:30 PM EST), 35-year old Lucas Matthysse continues the road back from his 2015 knockout loss to Viktor Postol. That night didn’t just end up marking the end of Ma...Read More

Boyd Melson Stands Out as One of Boxing's Good Guys

Boyd Melson Stands Out as One of Boxing's Good Guys

By Thomas Gerbasi - Boyd Melson has a way of making us all look bad. It’s not intentional, of course, but one look at the body of work he’s compiled in a little more than 36 years on this Earth can ma...Read More

Errol Spence Has The Makings of a Ring 'Boss'

Errol Spence Has The Makings of a Ring 'Boss'

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Music fans of a certain age may remember Jon Landau. He was a rock critic in Boston who caught a concert at a local venue in the early 1970s and essentially launched the career o...Read More

Errol Spence - 'The Truth' About Ambition

Errol Spence - 'The Truth' About Ambition

By Tris Dixon - IN an era of massaged records, easy options, soft touches, ridiculous mandatories and so much more, it all comes as a breath of fresh air when a fighter looks to both set and maintain ...Read More

Kownacki Eyes KO: I'm Gonna Do My Best To Stop Kiladze

When Adam Kownacki blasted through former world heavyweight title challenger Artur Szpilka in four rounds last July, it came as a surprise to some. Maybe not that Kownacki won, but the manner in which...Read More

Has Manny Pacquiao Finally Become The Opponent?

Has Manny Pacquiao Finally Become The Opponent?

By Andreas Hale - Manny Pacquiao has reached that point of his career. You know, when he becomes an opponent rather than a challenger. Or, a name that a young fighter can put on their resume. His new ...Read More

Can Spence Overpower Peterson, Demolish Him Way Matthysse Did?

Can Spence Overpower Peterson, Demolish Him Way Matthysse Did?

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – The lopsided odds on their fight might lead you to believe Errol Spence Jr. will demolish Lamont Peterson the way Lucas Matthysse annihilated him. Matthysse dropped Peterson...Read More

The Road to Keith Thurman-Errol Spence Begins (! Or ?)

The Road to Keith Thurman-Errol Spence Begins (! Or ?)

By Cliff Rold - It wasn’t obvious right away but, eventually, the culmination of the first two years of the Premiere Boxing Champions took pretty clear shape. Last year’s welterweight unification show...Read More

Marcus Browne: I'm Settled and Coming into My Own

Marcus Browne: I'm Settled and Coming into My Own

By Thomas Gerbasi - Nearly four years ago, I had a chat with Marcus Browne about his early years in the sport, and he talked about always wanting the belts, golden gloves and medals his friends and gy...Read More

Big Fights, Big Finales, Better Judging Top Wish List For 2018

Big Fights, Big Finales, Better Judging Top Wish List For 2018

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Few would argue 2017 was a banner year for boxing. We had a heavyweight changing of the guard in London, a middleweight summit meeting in Las Vegas and a circus to end all circus...Read More

Shields Helps Create Opportunities for Women and Men in Boxing

Shields Helps Create Opportunities for Women and Men in Boxing

By Corey Erdman - Every step Claressa Shields takes, every punch she lands, is in uncharted territory. As the first woman to ever headline an American premium cable card, a feat she’s now accomplished...Read More

Murder of Boxing Manager Remains Unsolved 40 Years Later

Murder of Boxing Manager Remains Unsolved 40 Years Later

By Michael Rosenthal - It’s a true story of tragedy and perseverance, of love and devotion. And it could be in a theater near you soon. The battered body of Howie Steindler, a well-known boxing manage...Read More

The Problem With Danny Garcia

The Problem With Danny Garcia

By Andreas Hale - On September 14, 2013, Danny Garcia silenced all of his naysayers with a 12-round unanimous decision against Lucas Matthysse. It was a fight that many expected Garcia to lose on a hu...Read More

Confident Shields Seeks Wilder-Like KOs, Christina Hammer Fight

Confident Shields Seeks Wilder-Like KOs, Christina Hammer Fight

By Keith Idec - Much like her last experienced, unbeaten opponent, Claressa Shields doesn’t consider Tori Nelson any match for her Friday night. The two-time Olympic gold medalist is confident she’ll ...Read More

Claressa Shields Taking What's There

Claressa Shields Taking What's There

By Cliff Rold - Women’s boxing had some interesting developments in 2017 on the US side of the Atlantic. For the first time, the Boxing Writer’s Association of America has awarded a female fighter of ...Read More

Kiladze Aims To Use Adam Kownacki as Springboard To Title Fight

Kiladze Aims To Use Adam Kownacki as Springboard To Title Fight

By Thomas Gerbasi - Ask Iago Kiladze how he happened to settle in Los Angeles, and his answer is as to the point as you can get. “I can get things here that I could not get there to go further in boxi...Read More

Lamont Peterson Confident: Expect Me To Beat Errol Spence

Lamont Peterson Confident: Expect Me To Beat Errol Spence

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Well, whaddya know? Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks after all. And while Lamont Peterson might not savor being linked with an aging canine, he's quick to concede the ph...Read More

Characters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Characters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

By Tris Dixon - Styles make fights but personalities make attractions. It’s long been known that little sells in boxing like conflict, grudges and vendettas that can only be settled in one place – the...Read More

Resolutions: Boxing's Wish List For 2018

Resolutions: Boxing's Wish List For 2018

By Martin Rogers - Wishing for too much is a dangerous game that always has more than a puncher’s chance of ending in disappointment, but after a buoyant 2017 boxing deserves to dare to dream big. Ano...Read More

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